Latest News for: Maritime claims

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First of Japan’s Global Hawk surveillance drones takes its inaugural flight

Stars and Stripes 20 Apr 2021
The U.S ... The remote, Japanese administered islands are also claimed by Taiwan and China and there have been regular maritime face-offs in the waters surrounding them ... “As a maritime nation one would think that Japan has more use for the maritime variant (MQ-4C Triton),” Buchanan said, noting that Australia is due to receive the Triton in 2023.
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ANALYSIS - Turco-Greek relations after Cavusoglu-Dendias meeting

Anadolu Agency 19 Apr 2021
... the maritime areas ... Likewise, Turkey has the right to call upon the EU that the Union has no sovereign rights/competencies over the maritime jurisdiction areas of individual states and attempts to make Greek/Greek Cypriot claims as EU claims would only create a biased EU position.
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Competition is heating up in the Arctic, but the US isn't prepared to counter Russia

Business Insider 19 Apr 2021
Russia is now attempting to claim more of the Arctic seabed for its territory ... Without ratification, the US will be forced to rely on customary international law to pursue any maritime claims, which weakens its international legal position in contested waters, including the Arctic and the South China Sea.Relying on international cooperation.
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Task force verifying reported drilling activities of China in South China Sea

Manila Bulletin 19 Apr 2021
China has been claiming almost all of the South China Sea ... There are overlapping maritime claims among China, Philippines, Brunei, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam in the South China Sea ... Over 240 Chinese maritime militia vessels, military, and coast guard ships were ...
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Competition heats up in the melting Arctic, and the US isn't prepared to counter Russia

Albany Democrat Herald 19 Apr 2021
Russia is now attempting to claim more of the Arctic seabed for its territory ... That includes determining how countries can claim parts of the seabed ... will be forced to rely on customary international law to pursue any maritime claims, which weakens its international legal position in contested waters, including the Arctic and the South China Sea.
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EU should reinforce focus on peace in Indo-Pacific region

Beijing News 19 Apr 2021
The aim is to contribute to regional stability, security, prosperity and sustainable development, at a time of rising challenges and tensions in the regionThe European Council's 10-page conclusions come as China continues to threaten the security of the region by claiming sovereignty in most parts of the region.
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Greek FM visits Egypt in lead-up to Saudi Arabia visit

Arab News 19 Apr 2021
CAIRO ... Dendias tweeted on Saturday ... FASTFACT ... Greek and Turkish disputes over maritime rights continue in the eastern Mediterranean region, with each side claiming encroachment on their maritime areas, while Arab countries condemn what they describe as Turkish military intervention in several Arab countries such as Iraq, Libya and Syria ... ....
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EU to reinforce strategic focus for cooperation in Indo-Pacific region, says Council amid China threat

Yahoo Daily News 19 Apr 2021
The European Council's 10-page conclusions come as China continues to threaten the security of the region by claiming sovereignty in most parts of the region ... China claims sovereignty over almost the entire South China Sea and has overlapping territorial claims with Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan.
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British warships set sail for Black Sea showdown with Russia, days after American sailors ‘cancel’ ...

Russia Today 19 Apr 2021
“The role of a mock enemy will be played by maritime targets,” the officials said. The war games were announced just days after Turkish envoys claimed they had received notification that two US Navy ships would pass through their territorial waters on the way to the Black Sea.
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Ankara pushes French, Greek vessels out of Turkish waters

The New Arab 19 Apr 2021
The standoff reportedly ended with the French and Greek vessels leaving the area to conduct their research elsewhere ... Turkey and Greece have long disagreed over maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean and Aegean, where claims over hydrocarbon resources have escalated tensions ... Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay connected ....
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China raps US, Japan for ‘reckless harm’to int’l order over Taipei statement

Press TV 19 Apr 2021
“We reiterated our objections to China's unlawful maritime claims and activities in the South China Sea and reaffirmed our strong shared interest in a free and open South China Sea governed by international law,” it added, invoking China’s claims to territory in the South China Sea.
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EDITORIAL: Japan must not just follow U.S. lead in dealing with China

Asahi News 19 Apr 2021
There is no doubt about the importance for Japan to maintain close cooperation with the United States ... Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S ... The document also said, “We reiterated our objections to China’s unlawful maritime claims and activities in the South China Sea,” where China is locked in territorial disputes with its neighbors.
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Philippines President urged to end 'policy of subservience'

Beijing News 18 Apr 2021
Duterte has been accused of being silent at a time when Chinese "maritime militia" vessels have refused to withdraw the ships from Manila's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea ... "The maritime militia vessels are manned by the maritime militia under the payroll of the Chinese government.
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China 'firm oppositon' to calls for free Indo-Pacific

Beijing News 18 Apr 2021
The two leaders also reiterated their objections to China's unlawful maritime claims and activities in the South China Sea and reaffirmed our strong shared interest in a free and open South China Sea governed by international law, in which freedom of navigation and overflight are guaranteed, consistent with the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
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US, Japan reiterate calls for free, open Indo-Pacific

Beijing News 18 Apr 2021
The two leaders also reiterated their objections to China's unlawful maritime claims and activities in the South China Sea and reaffirmed our strong shared interest in a free and open South China Sea governed by international law, in which freedom of navigation and overflight are guaranteed, consistent with the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
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